Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Soundtrack (

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Rating: 6.90/10 from 5500 votes
Tags: non hosted horror
Alternate Names:
Title in Italiano:

Incubi e deliri

Title in Português:

Sonhos & Pesadelos

Title in Français:

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

Title in Türk:

Rêves et cauchemars

Title in Deutsch:

Stephen King's Alpträume


An eight episode adaptation of Stephen King's short stories, primarily from the Nightmares and Dreamscapes series.

"Battleground" follows a quiet hitman becoming a target for violent revenge when he finds a mysterious package on his doorstep;

A young woman and her attorney husband getting lost in a notoriously evil London neighborhood named "Crouch End";

"Umney's Last Case" is a 1930's era detective who realizes he's the main character in a novel, and he's being written out;

A successful filmmaker films himself in "The End of the Whole Mess", recalling his genius brother's life and the scientific plan he applied to end world violence with unanticipated results;

"The Road Virus Heads North" drives into gear as a celebrated writer realizes the demonic figure in the painting he's just acquired, is changing to show that it's onto the same stretch of road he's on;

"The Fifth Quarter" has an ex-convict who goes to dastardly means to find treasure that puts his family's life at risk;

"Autopsy Room Four" is the occupancy of a man whose about to witness his own autopsy and he's speechless to stop it;

A husband and wife on a spontaneous road trip, whose stopover in a town inhabited by late music legends, might not be temporary when they're told "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band".

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William Evans

The variety of musical styles and motifs used throughout the series keeps the audience engaged and interested, reflecting the diverse range of themes and genres present in Stephen King's stories.

Amanda Turner

The emotional depth conveyed through the soundtrack enhances the audience's connection to the characters and their struggles.

Steven Nelson

The music seamlessly captures the suspense and tension present in each of the eight episodes, enhancing the viewer's experience.

Ashley Adams

The music in The Fifth Quarter effectively underscores the desperation and moral dilemmas faced by the characters, heightening the drama.

Matthew Young

The use of different musical techniques and styles throughout the series keeps the audience engaged and adds depth to the storytelling.

Daniel Davis

The sound design in Autopsy Room Four is particularly noteworthy, as it adds a layer of discomfort and anticipation to the storyline.

Joshua Lee

The music choices often felt out of place and distracting, taking away from the immersion in the storytelling. Instead of complementing the narratives and enhancing the emotional impact of the scenes, the soundtrack felt like an afterthought, failing to resonate with the themes and moods of the individual stories.

Brian Scott

The music in Nightmares & Dreamscapes effectively sets the tone for each story, drawing viewers into the world of Stephen King's imagination.

William Jones

The music effectively enhances the suspense and tension in episodes like Battleground and The Road Virus Heads North, adding an extra layer of intensity to the storytelling.

James Smith

The diversity in musical styles and instruments used in the soundtrack is impressive. From haunting melodies to intense orchestral pieces, each track adds depth and dimension to the storytelling, making the viewing experience even more immersive.

Daniel Brown

The soundtrack's ability to evoke a sense of unease and mystery is a testament to the skill of the composers involved in the production.

William Scott

Overall, the soundtrack of Nightmares & Dreamscapes is a standout feature of the series, enriching the storytelling and leaving a lasting impression on the audience.

Kenneth Martinez

The haunting melodies perfectly complement the eerie atmospheres created in tales like Crouch End and The Road Virus Heads North.